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Festive Bean Salad Recipe
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Festive Bean Salad Recipe

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I had experimented with all kinds of bean salads before I hit on this one. My husband loves all the different bean varieties, and corn adds to the color and texture.—Dale Benoit, Monson, Massachusetts
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. + chilling
MAKES:13 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. + chilling
MAKES: 13 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 cups fresh or frozen corn, thawed
  • 1 can (16 ounces) kidney beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 can (16 ounces) red beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 can (15-1/2 ounces) white kidney or cannellini beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 can (15-1/4 ounces) lima beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 can (15 ounces) black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 can (2-1/4 ounces) sliced ripe olives, drained
  • 1 large green pepper, chopped
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1/2 cup chili sauce
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup red wine vinegar
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 teaspoons dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup equals 199 calories, 5 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 486 mg sodium, 31 g carbohydrate, 8 g fiber, 8 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 starch, 1 lean meat, 1/2 fat.

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, combine the first nine ingredients. In a small bowl, whisk the chili sauce, oil, vinegar, garlic, oregano and pepper. Pour over bean mixture; toss to coat.
  2. Refrigerate for at least 1 hour before serving. Yield: 13 servings (3/4 cup each).
Originally published as Colorful Bean Salad in Country Woman June/July 2011, p48

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup equals 199 calories, 5 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 486 mg sodium, 31 g carbohydrate, 8 g fiber, 8 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 starch, 1 lean meat, 1/2 fat.

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Reviewed May. 30, 2014

This is a great, different bean salad. Wonderful to send in my husband's summer lunches. Good protein but lower in fat than many salads.

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Reviewed May. 20, 2014

Very good salad! Quick and easy too.

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Reviewed May. 24, 2011

This is not your average bean salad! It tastes 1000% better than a three bean salad, and I will make it again and again.

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Reviewed May. 24, 2011

Family doesn't eat black olives, so I omitted them. Yummy. Nice texture combinations.

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